The Stand (1994)

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After the world is devastated by a man-made plague, a battle of literally Biblical proportions ensues between the survivors.

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 Stu Redman (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Frannie Goldsmith (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Randall Flagg (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Mother Abigail Freemantle (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Lloyd Henreid (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Harold Lauder (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Trashcan Man (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Larry Underwood (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Glen Bateman (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Nick Andros (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Ralph Brentner (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Tom Cullen (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Nadine Cross (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Judge Richard Farris (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Rat Man (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Lucy Swann (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Dayna Jurgens (3 episodes, 1994)
Chuck Adamson ...
 Barry Dorgan (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Whitney Horgan (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Susan Stern (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Joe (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Julie Lawry (2 episodes, 1994)
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 George Richardson (2 episodes, 1994)
Tom Holland ...
 Carl Hough (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Teddy Weizak (2 episodes, 1994)
Sarah Schaub ...
 Gina McCone (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Ace-High (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Rich Moffat (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Dr. Herbert Denninger (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Monster Shouter / ... (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Sarge (2 episodes, 1994)
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When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, most of the population of the world is wiped-out. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man. As the story tracks various people, we begin to realize that the two figures exemplify basic forces of good and evil, and the stage is set for a final confrontation between the representatives of each. Written by Rick Munoz <rick.munoz@his.com>

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The end of the world is just the beginning.


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8 May 1994 (USA)  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The scene in the Plaza lobby where Trashcan stumbles in was actually filmed at the Stardust Resort & Casino. See more »

Goofs

The monster shouter was killed while Flagg is in Missouri, yet Larry found him dead on the steps in Central Park; as one submitter put it, "the guy is evil personified, he can do whatever he wants." See more »

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BOOGIE FEVER
Performed by The Sylvers
Written by Freddie Perren (as Frederick J. Perren) and Kenneth St. Lewis
Polygram International, Inc. / Perren-Vibes Music, Inc.
Songs of Polygram International, Inc. / Bull Pen Music
Produced by Freddie Perren (as Frederick J. Perren)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under License from Cema Special Markets
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12 October 2002 | by (Cork, Ireland) – See all my reviews

If you watch this not long after reading the book, you will not like it. Hardly surprising as most TV/Film adaptions of books are inferior to the original written word. Not that this TV series/movie isn't true to King's novel. In fact, as much of the huge book that could be filmed is indeed shown on screen, and the teleplay/screenplay is by King himself. However, if you've read the book, no doubt it was a large part of your life for sometime (the book is extremely long), and seeing the characters on the screen etc. may seem cheesey. I read the book in 1995 and watched some of this not long after; and didn't like it. Recently I bought it on video and me and a couple of friends (Hi Jenny and Mags) spent 6 hours watching, almost 7 years after I read the book. I enjoyed it more. I still remembered the book, but not in detail, and this movie/TV show was enjoyable.


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